Grandmaster Sam Kuoha is the current leader of the Chinese Kara-Ho Kempo Karate system. He is an internationally respected martial artist and has established this unique martial arts system alongside with the original creator - Professor William Chow.

In california, he was a police officer for a long time, when he finally became the police advisor for self-defense. During his career he was awarded many times for his work.

Furthermore, he starred in several movies (Black Belt Angels and Sword of Heaven, amongst others) and acted as martial arts and stunt advisor. Also, he appeared on countless front pages of several martial arts magazines. He gained international fame with his ice break world record, which he established on Jay Leno's "The Tonight Show".